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James Bancroft
Hannah Butterfield
Eli Waddington
(Abt 1802-Abt 1869)
Maria Mawson
Jabez Bancroft
Deborah Waddington
Percy Bancroft


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Clara Wilkinson

Percy Bancroft

  • Born: 29 Aug 1859, Hainworth, Yorkshire, England 344
  • Marriage: Clara Wilkinson in Mar 1890 in Halifax, Yorkshire, England
  • Died: 6 Dec 1915, Coventry, , Warwickshire, England at age 56 345,346

bullet  General Notes:

Notes written in 1977 by Steve Pick.
Percival became a tailor in the Midlands
1881 census shows living with parents in Huddersfield as an unemployed coachbuilder.
1891 Census 31 married mechanic Machine Tool Maker married to Clara with boarder, living at 12 Surrey Street, Halifax.
Mary A Clarke weaver worstead dress goods from Birmingham
6/20/09 1901 census motor car fitter Coventry Warwickshire birth Hamworth Yorks. Looks like the "the tailor in Midlands is wrong"
8/21/09 Piece of paper confirms birth and death

bullet  Research Notes:

Birth shown at 11.52 am in Oscar's engineering book
6/20/09 There was a Clara Alice born Mar 1891 Halifax in FreeBMD and in 1901 census they are in Halifax, so doubtful if this is one.
1/22/2010 1911 summary as him 51 in Coventry


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

1861 Census Bingley, Bancroft: Percy. son aged 1 born Bingley, 7 Apr 1861, Winns wood houses, Lower Pease Close, Bingley. 347

1871 Census Oakworth Bancroft Jabez: Percy Bancroft son unmar aged 11 worsted factory hand born Bingley, 2 Apr 1871, Low Utley, Oakworth, Keighley. 348

1881 Census Bancroft: Percy aged 21, Coach Builder unemployed, 3 Apr 1881, West Street, Huddersfield. 349,350

1891 Census Halifax, Bancroft Percy: Percy, head, aged 31, Mechanic Machine tool maker born Bingley, 5 Apr 1891, 12 Surrey Street, Halifax. 351

1901 Census Coventry Bancroft: Percy aged 41 Head, Motor cycle/ car fitter, born Hainworth, Yorks, 3 Mar 1901, 55 Arden Street, Coventry, Warwickshire. 352

1911 Census Coventry Bancroft: Percy Bancroft head married aged 51 mechanic Motor Manufacturing born Keighley, 2 Apr 1911, 75 Widdrington Rd, Coventry. 353


Percy married Clara Wilkinson, daughter of John Wilkinson and Mary, in Mar 1890 in Halifax, Yorkshire, England. (Clara Wilkinson was born in Dec 1862 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England and died in 1945.)

bullet  Marriage Notes:

Marriage FreeBMD

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